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UBC honours outstanding alumni at 15th annual Alumni Achievement Awards

What do a former prime minister, a Métis community health leader, and a tech-savvy social advocate have in common?

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases Nov. 3: The Research Universities’ Council of BC Announces New President Upcoming Event Highlights Nov. 6: Chasing Sustainability Conference Nov. 7: CIS Women’s Rugby Championships Nov. […]

Vancouver comic artists on display at UBC Library

Drippytown: Vancouver Life through the Eyes of Independent Cartoonists, is now on display at UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections (RSBC). This collection features contributions from six local comic […]

UBC engineering holds open house

Engineering professors, students and staff will hold an open house to share the world of engineering through one-on-one conversations, presentations, hands-on demonstrations and lab tours. The event will feature Engineers […]

Next Conversations on Occupation Café

Sandra Hale, occupational therapist and MSc student in Rehabilitation Sciences and Sandra MacKay, artist, published writer, and speaker on recovery, will give two short talks about the disclosure of mental […]

Institute of Asian Research presents lecture series

The Institute of Asian Research and the Program on Inner Asia will be presenting these two lectures: • Gender Equity in Access to Higher Education in Mongolia as part of […]

Architecture and planning students compete to design Olympic pavilion

Students from three UBC programs– architecture, landscape architecture and urban planning– will compete in a 24-hour charette (competitive workshop) to design a structure that will be built for showcase during […]

UBC nursing students at the forefront of H1N1 prevention

Fifty-eight UBC School of Nursing students are working in influenza clinics around the city including the Downtown Eastside, Richmond and the North Shore. Ten of these students are on campus […]

Computer professor elected as ACM Distinguished Scientist

Prof. Kellogg Booth, Computer Science, has been selected as an Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Distinguished Scientist, in recognition of his accomplishment in the computer field.  The Distinguished Member Grade […]

Neurology professor publishes paper on MS relapse

Asst. Prof. Helen Tremlett, UBC Division of Neurology, School of Population and Public Health, and VCHRI Brain Research Centre, published a paper in the Nov. 4 issue of Neurology (the […]

Land and Foods professor recognized by the American Chemical Society

Eunice Li-Chan, professor in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems’ Food, Nutrition and Health program, was recently named a Fellow of the Agriculture and Food Chemistry Division of the […]

UBC sociology professor wins 2009 SSHRC Aurora Prize

Asst. Prof. Sylvia Fuller, Dept. of Sociology, has been recognized with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) Aurora Prize.  The award is given to an outstanding new researcher […]

New UBC pep song something to cheer about

The best part of UBC’s new pep song may very well be the shouting.